Journalist Ben Jacobs has delivered an update on Arsenal‘s pursuit of Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans.
The Gunners have been extensively linked with the Belgian throughout the summer transfer window, with previous reports even suggesting that personal terms had already been discussed regarding a move.
However, the 25-year-old remains in situ at the King Power Stadium, while interest has also been forthcoming from Barcelona, Real Madrid, Liverpool and Manchester United.
Despite the apparent strong admiration from across Europe, Tielemans is seemingly no closer to securing a transfer, and one well-informed onlooker has shed further light on the current situation…
The latest: Jacobs shares Tielemans transfer latest
Speaking to GiveMeSport, Jacobs has claimed that the 52-cap star is definitely on the ‘shortlist’ at the Emirates Stadium.
The CBS Sports reporter said: “He’s on their shortlist, but they haven’t made a move and nobody’s made a move for Tielemans yet.
“That’s really interesting because when one club makes a move, it might trigger others into action.”